524 search results for “food police” (page 8)

Memo to the CDC: Food isn’t Tobacco

In two weeks, a new documentary called The Weight of the Nation will air on HBO to attempt to add to the public dialogue about obesity. From the…
Posted April 30, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Food Marketing Bans Take a Beating

We’re not the only ones pleased by a federal judge’s dismissal of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) lawsuit over toys in…
Posted April 13, 2012 at 4:16 pm

Junk Food in Schools Not the Culprit

If sprinkles-hating MeMe Roth was the national education czar, then schools across the country would be purged of everything from birthday cupcakes (replaced by birthday salads) to Halloween candy…
Posted January 20, 2012 at 3:16 pm

Are We a Nation of Food Junkies?

For some time, a favorite claim of the self-anointed “food police” has been that food companies are no different than drug dealers in getting Americans hooked on…
Posted November 2, 2011 at 12:00 am

Don’t Let Bloomberg’s Food Cops Go Global

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is legendary among the nation’s food police (and notorious among consumer-choice advocates), having already banned trans fats in restaurants, grossed out his…
Posted October 10, 2011 at 12:00 am

Food Cops: Eat Crow

Food-police representatives from the Canadian branch of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) met with more than 140 other nongovernmental organizations in New York this…
Posted September 16, 2011 at 12:00 am

International Food Cops Go Loco

It’s a fact that Mexicans drink more soda per capita than their neighbors to the north. However, the Mexican food police – having failed at convincing people to voluntarily…
Posted September 7, 2011 at 12:00 am

Food Cops Target Soda (Again? Really?)

We haven’t heard much from the self-anointed “food police” at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in a while, and we were starting to…
Posted September 1, 2011 at 12:00 am

Salt Police Go Global

In commentary published online today by the British Medical Journal, public health activists call for a global campaign to reduce salt consumption. With their eyes on an upcoming United Nations meeting…
Posted August 12, 2011 at 12:00 am

Healthy Foods Are in Reach for Every Budget

One of the most ubiquitous charges critics make against food manufacturers is that packaged food is more affordable than fresh produce and meat. Supposedly, that’s why so many people…
Posted July 1, 2011 at 12:00 am